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Labor & Delivery Nurse - (LD RN)

Job ID: 214114
Discipline Registered Nurse
Date Posted: 4/17/2018
Address: 6041 Cadillac Ave
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Shift: 12 N
Duration: 13 Weeks
Start Date: 04/30/2018
Organization: NurseChoice
Employment Type: Temporary
Pay Rate: $44.61*
*Actual revenue will vary depending on location, clinical setting, pay or mix and other factors.

Job Description & Requirements

Labor & Delivery Nurse - (LD RN)


Exclusive Combining cutting-edge technology with a focus on prevention, this Los Angeles Medical Center puts you and your health at the heart of everything we do. With more than 550 board-certified physicians and thousands of additional health care professionals, our health care team is well equipped to help you get healthy, stay healthy, and thrive. In 2012, our hospital received an "A" Hospital Safety Score from The Leapfrog Group. UNIT Details: Around 130-140 Births per month 4 Bed Medical Screening/triage, 2 Antepartum beds, 1 Labor Observation, 8 LDR's, 2 OR Rooms, 3 Bed Recovery, 18 Postpartum Beds, Average Daily Census: 4 - 7, Average Births per day: 25, Age Group of Patients; Infants, Adolescants, Adults, Ratios: L&D- 1 or 2 patients, FCC - 3-4 Couplets, Patient Population: Maternity and Gyn, RN's will float regularly between LD and FCC, 3 days of orientation: 2 on LD and 1 in PP/FCC, RN MUST have computer charting skills, high & low risk OB skills, triage skills, This is a high risk OB unit. RN must be comfortable with educating patients on breastfeeding, facility is striving to be "baby friendly" certified. Unit has lactation nurses 7 days a week and superusers for "baby friendly." Team Patient Care Delivery. Medications in LD unit: Magnesium Sulfate, Pitocin drips for induction and augmentation, Special Procedures in Unit: Versions, Cesearean Section, Bilateral Tubal Ligation, Emergency Hysterectomy. Procedures done in unit that can cause ethical issues: Abortions - genetic terminations, Blood transfusions, Resuscitation of less than viable infants or less than 22 weeks gestation.

About the Facility

Recipient of The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval, the Kaiser West Los Angeles Medical Center specializes in emergency, urgent care and pharmacy services, in addition to allergy, cardiology, obstetrics/gynecology and occupational therapy. A new wing built in 2007 includes state-of-the-art operating rooms, an obstetrical unit and emergency room, and three units of surgical beds.

Facility Location

In this playground of palm trees and year-round sunshine, wedged between snow-capped mountains and sun-kissed beaches, Los Angeles beckons with its laid-back attitude, high-energy fun and urban adventures. This bustling city is a great place to indulge in the California lifestyle, catch soft ocean breezes, explore miles of beautiful sandy beaches, shop to your heart’s content and enjoy all that this West Coast metropolis has to offer.

Job Benefits

NurseChoice isn't your ordinary travel nurse recruitment agency. An AMN Healthcare company, NurseChoice is the national leader in connecting registered nurses with quick-start, short-term travel assignments (typically four to eight weeks in duration), including EMR and critical staffing assignments, while also offering some of the travel nursing industry's best benefits and highest pay rates. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

About the Company

NurseChoice isn't your ordinary travel nurse recruitment agency. An AMN Healthcare company, NurseChoice is the national leader in connecting registered nurses with quick-start, short-term travel assignments (typically four to eight weeks in duration), including EMR and critical staffing assignments, while also offering some of the travel nursing industry's best benefits and highest pay rates. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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